Context Stats: Ryan Fitzpatrick vs The Browns

Edward Gorelik with context stats on Ryan Fitzpatrick’s performance against the Cleveland Browns…

Statistics let us remove emotional stimuli and focus on the hard truth of what happens. But we need to place statistics into their environment to gain context and understand what’s really happening. Geno Smith having 60% accuracy doesn’t tell you any information, but 60% accuracy throwing against man coverage gives you something to work with. That’s the purpose of this season-long project.

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Context Stats: Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick vs The Ravens

Edward Gorelik with context stats for Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith vs. the Baltimore Ravens

Statistics let us remove emotional stimuli and focus on the hard truth of what happens. But we need to place statistics into their environment to gain context and understand what’s really happening. Geno Smith having 60% accuracy doesn’t tell you any information, but 60% accuracy throwing against man coverage gives you something to work with. That’s the purpose of this season-long project.

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Game Balls – “Don’t Call It A Comeback”

The New York Jets finally put an end to their month-long losing streak against the banged up Baltimore Ravens. The story lines heading into this game all centered around the long-called-for QB change to Geno Smith but it was the defense that ultimately stole the spotlight, showing flashes of the turnover-producing, QB-terrorizing unit we grew accustomed to seeing in 2015. As such, we have some metaphorical accolades to hand out, so for the first time this season, let’s paint em up…

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New York Jets Victory Monday – GIF Dump, Week 7

Joe Caporoso with a victory Monday GIF Dump for the New York Jets after their week 7 over the Baltimore Ravens…

It has been awhile but the New York Jets victory GIF Dump is back. It was not always pretty but wins are wins are wins are wins. Here are the top moments from the Jets 24-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens…

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Initial Reaction – Ugly But Effective, Jets End Losing Streak…

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 24-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens..

The New York Jets ended their four game losing streak today with a 24-16 victory over the struggling Baltimore Ravens. They won this game on the back of their defense, who put together their best overall game of the season. Despite an ugly special teams outing and an ugly offensive performance, which included a mid game quarterback switch due to injury, the Jets did enough to get the job done….

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What Can Jets Learn from Other Turnaround Teams?

David Aitken with a look at how other franchises turned around prolonged stretches of poor play and what the New York Jets can learn from them…

The 2014 New York Jets hit rock bottom. Whoever inherited the team in 2015 was not inheriting a quick fix, despite the cap situation left by John Idzik. This year has been a crash back to earth to just how far the Jets still have to go. Below are a few examples of teams that were in a position similar to the Jets in one way or another fairly recently, and how they’ve turned it around. Let’s take a look at what everyone – from the fans and their expectations, the ownership, to the men in charge of running the team – can learn from these franchises.

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PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Ravens, Week 7 Edition

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, brought to you by PrimeSport, the official travel and hospitality partner of the New York Jets. Click the link for more info on the Jets official pregame tailgate party and for away game packages! 

Check out my appearance this week on ESPN Radio! and the Purple Reign Podcast! 

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New York Jets – Geno Smith Named Starter…What Now?

Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets making Geno Smith their starting quarterback and where they go from here

The New York Jets made a fairly obvious decision today. They benched Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has been the worst starting quarterback in the NFL through six weeks and have turned his job over to their backup quarterback, Geno Smith. Where does the team go from here? 

(Note, we aren’t doing a passing game breakdown this week. We’ll be back next week with a new edition).

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